Spirulina

Spirulina is a type of blue-green algae that can be consumed by both humans and animals. It has great antioxidant properties. Spirulina helps to reduce inflammation, lowers the risk of heart disease by lowering the bad cholesterol. Spirulina is also known to have some anticancer properties.

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Can Spirulina 500 mg tablet replace body's vitamin B and folic acid requirements?

Query: Hi doctor, Can Spirulina 500 mg tablet be taken twice to replace the intake of 2.5 mg folic acid and vitamin B?  Read Full »


Dr. Deepak Kishore Kaltari

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The amount of folic acid or vitamin B available in a capsule of Spirulina is not sufficient to meet the daily requirements of these vitamins. So, it is essential to substitute it by other vitamin supplements.  Read Full »

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